v Experts: Building a Product Case With Expert Testimony
and Why Due Diligence in Selection Pays off
After extensive briefing and oral argument, the Eleventh Circuit affirmed the District Court s Daubert and summary judgment orders, finding that based on deficiencies in the experts scientific-methodology, the plaintiffs failed to designate reliable expert testimony
for general and specific causation.
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals erroneously ignored the Daubert guidelines for expert testimony
in Accenture, LLP v.
1) Beginning in the mid-1980s, federal law rapidly and radically evolved until by 2000 all expert testimony
needed to pass a reliability test before it could be deemed admissible.
Federal law currently establishes the right of medical societies to demand ethical standards for expert testimony
in order for those experts to retain membership in those societies.
REF appealed, arguing that the evidence did not support the trial court's confirmation of the sale and the trial court improperly ignored the expert testimony
of its appraiser.
However, the court found that Marie failed to provide sufficient expert testimony
to determine the standard of care applicable to the hospital regarding the delivery of radiology reports to Dr.
The pure opinion exception (POE) to the Florida Frye standard allows a large and important class of purported expert testimony
to be admitted into evidence without any scrutiny of whether it has any of the indicia of reliability articulated in any of the existing reliability tests.
We could debate whether the passing of those more gentlemanly arrangements is a loss, but it is now clear that those days are long gone - expert testimony
is now a professional activity in its own right and it seems there is no place for the amateur 'gentleman players'.
The Pagan plaintiffs filed motions in limine to exclude expert testimony
regarding the 'scopes theory.
16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brattle Group, a global provider of consulting and expert testimony
in economics, finance, and regulation, announced today that it has expanded its antitrust practice with the addition of John Simpson, a senior consultant based in the firm's Washington, DC office.
The results in contemporary litigation often turn on how cogent and persuasive one's expert testimony